With potentially six new places available on the grid for F1 drivers in 2010 we’re set for an influx of new names next year. Who will be the lucky half-dozen to get the places? Fresh new rookies? Experienced hands making comebacks? Third drivers hoping for race team promotions? Here’s a list of some of the … Continue reading Who do you want to see in F1 in 2010?
End of the road for Grand Prix dream? (Leicester Mercury) "The Leicester Mercury understands that £120m worth of bonds issued earlier this week have now been withdrawn." Silverstone stands by as Donington fund-raising bond is withdrawn (Daily Telegraph) "'Silverstone will have the opportunity of exactly the same contract as Donington,' he said two weeks ago … Continue reading F1 links: Donington fund-raising fails
Busy times ahead in Paris (Autosport Plus – sub. req.) "Allegedly only 12 teams have to date signed the Resource Restriction Agreement, which is, in turn, a requirement of the Concorde Agreement, and therefore a condition of 2010 (and beyond) entry. According to a source well-versed with matters Concorde, the Article referring to entries states … Continue reading F1 links: A way in for Qadbak?
As had been widely expected the 2010 Monaco Grand Prix has been moved forward a week to go back-to-back with the Spanish Grand Prix. This spares the teams the difficulty of completing the move from Monaco to Turkey in seven days. The latest version of the 2010 F1 calendar published by the FIA today shows … Continue reading Monaco moved earlier on 2010 F1 calendar
The remarkable story of Brawn has generated many column inches since the team won both championships on Sunday. But the flip side to the story is whether Honda’s decision to sell the team ten months ago must now be considered one of F1’s greatest blunders.
It was a 17-race season – but Jenson Button needed only 16 of them to claim the championship crown. From the Silverstone shakedown where the Brawn GP car broke cover, to the first win in Melbourne which soon became a familiar sight, to the difficult second half of the season, take a look back at … Continue reading Button’s championship win in pictures
Loeb will not make F1 debut in Abu Dhabi (James Allen) "According to colleagues in the French media, Loeb has not been able to get a superlicence and so cannot race." Tip of the hat to Andy who made that very point in the comments here two weeks ago. The remarkable story of Brawn GP … Continue reading F1 links: No F1 debut for Loeb